Resources

Open Stax: Open Source Text

One of the hardest parts about being a teacher in the digital age is finding credible curated resources in one spot. This resource from Open Stax is...

QR Codes for Teachers

QR codes are a great way to get groups of students to resources quickly and efficiently. This is especially true for elementary kids that struggle...

Lesson Example: Minecraft Finding Volume

This video is a great resource to show your students. The Minecraft character walks the students through the basic concepts regarding the measurement...

Safe Web Searching with Kiddle

Allowing younger students to explore the internet safely can be pretty daunting. There is a lot of information out there that many younger eyes...

5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners

In most classrooms today, teachers typically ask more questions than their students do.  Students are rewarded for their answer to these...

What the Heck Is a Tubric?

For any teacher who has struggled with creating a foundational driving question for a PBL unit, the tubric could be the answer! This video explains...

Khan Academy: Using Incentives

Ready for a tool that will help get your students motivated? Khan Academy has some awesome incentives built right in, but they want to make sure...

Storyline Online: Stories for Elementary Students

If you are an elementary school teacher looking for straight-forward ways to integrate story exploration into your classroom, StoryLineOnline is a...

Ken Robinson: Changing Education Paradigms

In this animated talk from RSA Animate, Sir Ken Robinson discusses the world's current trend of reforming education and the reasons for doing...

Computational Thinking: A Digital Age Skill for Everyone

Computational thinking allows learners to leverage technology to boost their own critical and creative thinking processes.  The International...

Creating A Teacher Website with Wix

In the modern world, having a web presence is becoming more and more important. Fortunately, creating a website is becoming a task that doesn't...

Google Sheets: Functions

This video tutorial will explain how to use the "function" feature in Google Sheets. Essentially, functions are formulas you can enter into Sheets to...

Learning Through Reflection

This resource is a chapter from the book Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, edited by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick which has been...

How to Write Effective Driving Questions

If we boil it down, the only reason humans know anything is because we wanted to answer questions. We are inquisitive and often relentless when it...

Turning Resistant Teachers into Resilient Teachers

This article form ASCD is from a series on building school morale. This is a great resource for school leadership, but remember teachers are part of...